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Book Reading with Douglas Cruickshank: "Somehow: Living on Uganda Time"

Henry Miller Memorial Library

Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)

Big Sur, CA

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Join us for a book reading with author and photographer Douglas Cruickshank, who'll be reading from his book "Somehow: Living on Uganda Time."

Read review in The Chicago Tribune: http://fw.to/6nj39kR

This event is by donation.  So come on down on what will surely be a lovely Saturday afternoon: bring a lunch, make yourself a cup of coffee, and unwind with compelling stories from Douglas and his mesmerizing photographs from Africa!

Click here to read about how sales of this book will benefit the community of Kyarumba, Uganda.

About the Book

"Somehow: Living on Uganda Time" begins less than two months after writer-photographer Douglas Cruickshank arrives in Africa. Over the next two-and-half years, he writes about his experiences and takes photographs virtually every day.

The book combines selections from those words and pictures to give the reader an intimate view of life in contemporary Uganda, a place of dramatic beauty, great contradictions, a carpe diem culture, and vibrant, lion-hearted people. It is a country where the full spectrum of human emotions—from heartbreak to hilarity—is everywhere on display.
 
"Somehow: Living on Uganda Time" contains dozens of essays and intimate, powerful photographs. The writing ranges from the poignant and purely observational to sometimes jocular discussions of daily life in Uganda, as well as sojourns to Zanzibar and South Africa. The people—both Africans and expats—the extraordinary animals, and the complex culture are recurring subjects that all contribute to the richness, texture and seductiveness of this unusual and engaging book.
 
 
About Douglas Cruickshank
 
Douglas Cruickshank has written journalism, travel stories, profiles, essays and opinion pieces for many magazines, newspapers and web sites and has worked in radio, television and film-making. He has been a photographer for more than four decades, a columnist and editor for Salon.com, and has edited numerous books.

He was also the co-founder and editor of The Fessenden Review, the noisiest book review in the known world. Later, he was features editor for The Readerville Journal and editor of Edutopia.com, the Web site of the George Lucas Educational Foundation. In 1965, his sheep, Lambchop, was awarded the Grand Champion ribbon at the Alameda County Fair.


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Henry Miller Memorial Library
48603 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Sunday, December 15, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)


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Henry Miller Memorial Library

The Henry Miller Memorial Library is a a public benefit, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization championing the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, and Big Sur resident Henry Miller.

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